Donny van de Beek posts emotional 103-word statement as he confirms Man Utd exit ahead of £400k transfer

Donny van de Beek posts emotional 103-word statement as he confirms Man Utd exit ahead of £400k transfer

DONNY VAN DE BEEK issued a touching farewell message to Manchester United fans after his departure from the club.

Van de Beek, 27, is set to move to Spain for Girona, finally bringing an end to his Old Trafford nightmare.

Donny van de Beek issued a touching message to Manchester United fansKenny Ramsay

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United and the Spanish outfit reached a deal that will cost a fixed fee of just over £40,000 – just four years after joining for £40MILLION.

The deal does include several add-ons that could take the total price up to around £13m.

The playmaker has signed a contract until 2028 but also penned an emotional statement for the supporters of his now previous club.

The Netherlands international thanked the club and fans for all of their support.

The ex-Ajax star also stated that Manchester will “always have a special place” in his heart as that is where both of his children were born.

Van de Beek posted on Instagram: “Dear Manchester United family.

“Today is a memorable day as my adventure at the club comes to an end. I want to thank you all for your support throughout the years.

“From the moment we arrived at Manchester United, we felt extremely welcome and we are grateful for that.


“Thank you to everyone at the club for making us feel at home. A special thanks to all the fans that made these years unforgettable.

“Besides the football, the birth of our two children here ensures that Manchester will always have a special place in our hearts.


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Donny van de Beek is set to leave the Red Devils for a €500k fixed fee plus several add-ons.

Amanda Staveley is set to quit her role at Newcastle this summer after three years leading the club.

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“Good luck to everybody, we’ll meet again.”

Van de Beek joined United in 2020 following the £40m deal with Ajax but never lived up to the hype.

The Dutchman also failed to revive his career during two loan stints at Everton and Eintracht Frankfurt.

The attacking midfielder only managed a total of two goals and two assists in 62 appearances.

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